Andre Tyler Iguodala is an American professional basketball player and plays for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association. Iguodala attended high school at Lanphier High School in Springfield, Illinois. At Lanphier, he did well academically and athletically; he gained All-Conference academic honors and was a State Journal Student-Athlete of the Week several times. He was named Chicago Sun-Times Player of the Year as well as a second team Parade All-American and Nike All-American. During the summer of 2000, he grabbed the attention of coaches around the nation as he was named the AAU national tournament Most Valuable Player after hitting the game-winning shot.
Iguodala was selected 9th overall in the 2004 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia 76ers. On February 17, 2006, at the Rookie Challenge, Iguodala won MVP honors for his record 30-point performance in the Sophomores win. During the 2010-2011 season, Iguodala was named to the All-NBA Defensive Second Team. On his 28th birthday, Iguodala recorded a 10 point, 10 rebound, 10 assist triple-double effort in a win over the Pistons. In Game 6 of the Sixers' first round playoff series against the Chicago Bulls, he made two free throws with 2.2 seconds left to win the game and help get the Sixers their first playoff series win since 2003.
In 2012, Andre was traded to the Denver Nuggets. Andre helped the Nuggets reach the playoffs, where they lost to the Golden State Warriors despite Andre having a good series. Iguodala averaged 18 points, 8 rebounds, 5.3 assists and 2 steals in the Playoff series. In 2013, Iguodala joined the Warriors and has been playing for them ever since. With the Warriors, Andre Iguodala won three NBA Championships and was named the Finals MVP in 2015.